Average Network Security Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Network Security Analyst is $67,542.
MEDIAN $67,542
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$43k - $103k
$405 - $14k
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$482 - $41k
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$42k - $110k

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Job Description for Network Security Analyst

Network Security Analyst Tasks
  • Monitor Intrusion Detection Systems for potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts.
  • Communicate intrusions and compromises to agencies.
  • Identify unsuccessful and successful intrusion attempts by reviewing and analyzing security events logs and event summary information.
  • Ensure the integrity and protection of networks; audit network security system to identify and protect areas of vulnerability.

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Popular Skills for Network Security Analyst

Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Intrusion Detection, Network Security Management, Security Policies and Procedures and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Analyst

An entry-level Network Security Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,045 based on 106 salaries. An early career Network Security Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,983 based on 248 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,291 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Network Security Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,227 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,774.
Employees with Network Security Analyst in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (7.6% more) and Dallas, Texas (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (15.6% less), San Antonio, Texas (11.7% less) and Columbus, Ohio (11.2% less).

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